Chief Financial Officer

Chief Financial Officer

For Immediate Release

May 12, 2021 

Town Hires Elma Hamming as Chief Financial Officer

The Town of Oliver is pleased to announce the hiring of Elma Hamming as its Chief
Financial Officer effective July 19, 2021. Hamming will be responsible for leading all
fiscal and fiduciary responsibilities for the organization in conjunction with Oliver

“Ms. Hamming brings significant experience in local government from the Town of
Smithers and City of Rossland. Her educational training includes certification in
Natural Asset Management, Asset Management, and Emergency Operations
(Finance, Administration and Operations). She looks forward to continuing the
attainment of the prestigious GFOA Canadian Award for Financial Reporting Award”,
said Chief Administrative Officer, Cathy Cowan.

“Thank you to the Town of Oliver for welcoming me to their community. I look forward
to providing insight into sensible financial planning that will assist Council, staff, and
the community in achieving Oliver’s strategic objectives for a long term vibrant future. I
am also keen to enjoy the climate, lakes, and vineyards and to call this place my

Hamming has a CPA/CMA and is completing her Bachelor of Commerce degree with
Thompson Rivers University.

Town of Oliver
250 485 6200


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